The Republican-led House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a resolution to remove Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee.
House Republicans have argued Omar should not serve on the committee in light of past statements she has made related to Israel that in some cases been criticized by members of both parties as antisemitic.
Democrats have criticized the push to oust Omar, arguing it amounts to an act of political revenge and that the Minnesota Democrat has been held accountable for her past remarks.
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House votes 218-211 to remove Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Ohio GOP Rep. David Joyce voted present. pic.twitter.com/MsEYj6TRva
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